[Air-L] recording activity in facebook and web survey best practices?

Michael Lee michael at nexodigital.net
Tue Feb 23 21:06:42 PST 2010

Thanks a lot Cristina, 

I found them very useful, I will check your references in my University's
I have also reviewed these three books, you can (partially) read them using
Google Books:

Flink, Arlene (2002) How to Ask Survey Questions
Sage Publications

Hine, Christine (2005)  Virtual methods: issues in social research on the
Berg Publishers

Sue, Valerie (2008)  Conducting Online Surveys
Sage Publications


Hi Michael, 

Maybe you can find something useful in these books:

-              Garton, L., C. Haythornthwaite and B. Wellman (1999)
‘Studying On-Line Social Networks’, in S.G. Jones (ed.) Doing Internet
Research: Critical Issues and Methods for Examining the Net, pp. 75–106.
Thousand Oaks, CA:                           SAGE.

-              Gunter, B., D. Nicholas, P. Huntington and P. Williams (2002)
‘Online Versus Offline Research: Implications for Evaluating Digital Media’,
Aslib Proceedings

-              Jones, S.G. (ed.) (1999) Doing Internet Research: Critical
Issues and Methods for Examining the Net. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

-              Leece, P., M. Bhandari, S. Sprague, M. Swiontkowski, E.
Schemitsch, P. Tornetta, P. Devereaux and G. Guyatt (2004) ‘Internet Versus
Mailed Questionnaires: A Randomized Comparison’, Journal of Medical Internet

-              Moss, J. and G. Hendry (2002) ‘Use of Electronic Surveys in
Course Evaluation’, British Journal of Educational Technology

-              Van Selm, M. and N.W. Jankowski (2006) ‘Conducting Online
Surveys’, Quality and Quantity


Cristina Miguel 
Msc Interactive Digital Communication
Universidad de Vic
Sagrada Familia, 7
08500 Vic (Barcelona)

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